Party pledges fracking ban

Party pledges fracking ban
 

Concerns about potential fracking projects in Wigan borough could be a thing of the past under a Labour government.
The opposition party has pledged to ban the controversial process as part of a push for a “low-carbon energy” future.
Shadow minister Barry Gardiner told Labour’s annual conference in Liverpool fracking brings with it “real environmental dangers”.
The pledge to ban fracking was welcomed by environmental campaigners but was described as “madness” by the GMB union.
Wigan borough is covered by licences allowing exclusivity to energy companies for any future fracking operations.... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 28
Source: Wigan Today
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